Are we lying to God when we sing…

Bob Kauflin, a staff member of Sovereign Grace ministries, helpfully writes here in response to the question often raised about the fact that many of the songs we sing in our churches are bold declaratory statements of commitment to God. Given the reality of our battle to be faithful, and the struggles with the flesh, is it wrong to sing ‘I will worship you alone’? Have we misunderstood the extent of our sinfulness? I have a tendency to be weary of those big statements knowing that tomorrow I’ll be about to make an idol of something else – is this the right attitude? Or am I giving too little time to God’s grace at work in my life teaching me to worship him alone?

Written by Robin Ham